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COVID-19 Message

By order of Governor Polis, all Coloradoans are under a Stay at Home order from March 26 through April 11.  The FCLB office is currently closed, but staff is available via email.  For assistance please email info@fclb.org.

 

Vision Statement: The FCLB is the premier international resource for information and consolidated services for ensuring the safe, ethical practice of chiropractic
Mission Statement: Protecting the public by promoting excellence in chiropractic regulation through service to our member boards.

 

deadlines
January 10, 2020 
Registration Opens
 - Early Bird fee: $450
 
January 27, 2020
Bylaws Amendments Due
Liewer-Cohen Grant App Due
CBLAC Grant App Due
Award Nominations Due
 
February 25, 2020
Voting Delegate &
  Alternate Designations Due
Intent to Run Due
Early Bird Registration Ends
 - Regular Registration: $495
 
March 26, 2020
Proposed Resolutions Due
Late Registration Begins
 
April 3, 2020
Room block closes
 
 
Speakers
Dr. Karlos Boghosian currently serves as President of the FCLB Board of Directors.  A member of the Connecticut Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and former Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees for Sherman College of Chiropractic, Dr. Boghosian founded and serves as CEO of SoVita Chiropractic Centers.  Dr. Boghosian's vision for FCLB is "to distinguish the Federation as a global forum for an established, recognized profession."  He adds, "it is an assembly providing services and resources for the promotion of excellence in chiropractic regulation thereby safeguarding the consumer public while asserting chiropractic as an esteemed profession for the benefit of humanity worldwide."

Mr. Dale Atkinson, who received his law degree from Northwestern School of Law, Portland, OR, is the sole, managing member of the Northbrook, Illinois, law firm of Atkinson & Atkinson, LLC, which represents various associations of regulatory boards including:

  • American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • American Foundation for Research and Consumer Education in Social Work Regulation
  • Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (ARBO)
  • Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)
  • Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) 
  • Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards (FARB)
  • Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards (FCLB)
  • Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT)
  • Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB)
  • International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards (ICFSEB)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)
  • National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Foundation (NABPF)
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)

Mr. Atkinson represents these associations in all matters relating to their operations as not-for-profit corporations, including regulatory activities, education and accreditation, disciplinary actions, model legislation and applications, and all phases of the development and administration of licensure examination programs, licensure transfer programs, licensure credentials verification, and storage. He is a frequent speaker before these association clients as well as other regulatory groups and also produces numerous writings on these subjects for publications.

Mr. Atkinson also serves as Executive Director of FARB, a not-for-profit association whose governing members consist of associations of regulatory boards, which facilitates cross-professional interaction and provides educational programs for board members, staff, investigators, and attorneys related to regulation in the interest of public protection. 

Ms. Mona Baskin is an Assistant Attorney General in the Licensing and Enforcement Section of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office.  She has represented numerous regulatory agencies, including Arizona’s Board of Chiropractic Examiners, along with the optometry, nursing, physical therapy, accountancy, technical registration, and cosmetology boards. She has also represented Arizona’s Registrar of Contractors and Department of Weights and Measures. Ms. Baskin has provided extensive Board training on investigative and disciplinary proceedings, criminal law, fundamentals of Board procedures, and open meeting law. Prior to her work in administrative law, Ms. Baskin was a criminal prosecutor and appellate attorney in the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. She represented the State of Arizona in cases before the Maricopa County Superior Court, Arizona Court of Appeals, Arizona Supreme Court, federal district courts, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Prior to her employment at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Ms. Baskin served as a judicial clerk in Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals. 
Ms. Baskin is a graduate of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health Education. Ms. Baskin has authored several legal publications, served in leadership positions in the Arizona State Bar, as President of the Public Lawyers Division of the Maricopa County Bar Association, and as a member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. Ms. Baskin has always been involved in the community in philanthropic organizations with a special focus on the homeless and children’s issues. 

Dr. Catherine V. Caldicott, MD, FACP, is Senior Faculty, Regulatory Liaison, and Consultant for Special Projects with PBI Education. She has nearly 20 years of experience in professional ethics education, remediation, coaching, and research, both at academic medical centers and as the former Program Director of the Professional/Problem-Based Ethics (PROBE) Program. Dr. Caldicott currently serves on the FSMB Workgroup on Physician Sexual Mis-conduct. A graduate of Princeton University and Dartmouth Medical School, she complet-ed her Internal Medicine internship at Yale and residency at the University of Michigan, where subsequently she was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar. 

Mr. Christopher GerardMr. Christopher Gerard is an Assistant Attorney General for Washington. Christopher has law degrees from the University of Cambridge (England), and the University of Washington. Christopher was admitted to practice law in Washington since 2015 and since then has worked solely in the health law arena. In his current role, Christopher represents various client programs for the Washington State Department of Health including, but not limited to, the Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission.
Mr. Ajay Gohil is a Health Care attorney, who has handled regulatory and administrative work with various federal and state agencies, including the Office of Counsel to the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services, the Georgia State Attorney General's Office (where he represented the Georgia State Board of Chiropractic Examiners), and the Office of General Counsel for D.C. Health (where he currently represents the D.C. Board of Chiropractic).
He received his J.D. from Emory University Law School and his B.A. from Duke University in Political Science and History.

Katherine Greenland is a cultural innovator and inclusion strategist with over 20 years experience in the nonprofit sector as an educator, speaker, team builder and adviser.  Katherine speaks publicly on topics of inclusion and diversity, millennial mindset, women’s empowerment and collaborative leadership. 

She holds a BA in Sociology/Cross-Cultural Communication from The Evergreen State College, an interdisciplinary MA in Education from Antioch University, a graduate certificate in Education, Environment & Community from The University of Washington and a certificate in The Age of Sustainable Development from Columbia University. Currently she is pursuing a PhD in Women’s Leadership at Gonzaga University. 

Katherine is a formally trained dancer, actor and musician including 18 years of experience as a vocalist, didjeridoo player, yoga/ meditation practitioner and Sami drummer. She has lived and worked for months at a time in Thailand, Guam, Costa Rica, Mexico and Belize. She is an AmeriCorps Award Recipient for her work with Seattle Public Schools.

Katherine left her job as college professor to dedicate herself full time to activating organizations and empowering communities. Drawing on her background in the arts, education, leadership and international experience, she coaches organizations to reach their goals for social justice, engaged citizenship and community resiliency.  

Ms. Beth KiddMs. Beth Kidd has been employed with the Oklahoma Board of Chiropractic Examiners since October 1999. In July 2001 was promoted to the Executive Director position for the Oklahoma Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Mrs. Kidd currently also serves as Chair on the Chiropractic Board Administrators Committee.
Ms. Ronnie Hines was appointed Director of the Division of Professions and Occupations (DPO) in August 2016. DPO is an umbrella agency that regulates more than 50 professions and over 400,000 licensees. As the Division Director, she is responsible for licensing nearly 15-percent of the state’s workforce and protects consumers through the enforcement of rigorous licensing standards and standards of practice. DPO strives to provide excellent customer service, to reduce unnecessary regulatory burden including working to expand access to healthcare across Colorado, and to break down silos among professions to help solve some of the State’s toughest challenges such as prescription drug abuse.  
Ms. Hines has been with the Department since February 2008 and has served in a variety of senior-level positions in DPO, most recently as its Deputy Director for Healthcare with responsibility for approximately 250,000 healthcare professionals in the state in more than 25 different regulatory boards and programs. Prior to her role as Deputy Director for Healthcare, Hines was a program director charged with the day-to-day operations and enforcement for six mental health regulatory boards. Previously, Ms. Hines was an attorney in private practice.  
She holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Colorado-Denver, earned her Juris Doctorate from the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver, and a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. 

Mr. Ian Kildow has been with the Colorado Attorney General’s Office for over eight years. He started with the Office as a Criminal Investigator in 2011 and solely focused on investigating various types of insurance fraud.  In 2017, he was promoted to supervise the Financial Fraud Unit.   In this position he oversees nine criminal investigators dedicated to investigating insurance fraud and securities fraud.  Ian frequently presents to industry and law enforcement groups on the topic of insurance fraud and criminal investigations.  Ian began his career in law enforcement at the Arvada Police Department in 2004.  He was promoted to detective in 2006 and remained in that position until starting with the Attorney General. 

Dr. Nancy Kirsh received her physical therapy degree from Temple University, her Masters degree in Health Education from Montclair University, her PhD in health sciences concentration in ethics from Rutgers University  and a DPT from Massachusetts Institute of Health Professions(MGH). She also has a certificate in Health care Administration from Seton Hall University and a certificate in Biomedical Ethics from Georgetown University.

She is the Vice Chairperson or Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences and Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Programs at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Nancy is currently a member of the New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners and President of the Board of Directors of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy.

Prior to teaching, Nancy owned a physical therapy practice for 25 years and also worked in acute care, rehabilitation hospitals, home care and a school setting.

Dr. Peter Martin has served as President of the Florida Campus of Palmer College of Chiropractic located in Port Orange since 2005.  From 2000 to 2004, he was Dean of the College of Naturopathic Medicine at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut.  In 2004, he resumed his position as President of Palmer College of Chiropractic, West Campus in San Jose, where he had served in that capacity since 1992.

Dr. Martin is a 1968 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA and a 1964 graduate of the British College of Naturopathy and Osteopathy, London.

Prior to his appointment at Palmer West, he was in the private practice of chiropractic in Lancaster, CA and served as President of the California Chiropractic Association in 1988-1989.  He also served as a member of the Board of Chiropractic Examiners in California following his term of office in the CCA.

The Florida Chiropractic Association named him 2014 Chiropractor of the Year.  

Dr. Phil McMaster graduated from Sherman College in 1985. He was the Chairman of the New Zealand Chiropractic Education Trust Board for ten years prior to becoming President of the College in 2013. He was one of the pioneers that recognised the need to have a chiropractic college in New Zealand and is the head of the Philosophy Department having taught at the College since its inception. Dr McMaster has been recognised worldwide through many awards and accolades including Chiropractor of the Year in 2006. He was the Director of McMaster Chiropractic Centre in Taupo for 28 years.
Amy H. Richardson is an associate attorney with the law firm of Atkinson & Atkinson, LLC, located in Northbrook, Illinois, where she has been practicing since 2006. Atkinson & Atkinson represents numerous associations of regulatory boards in all matters relating to their operations as not-for-profit corporations, including education and accreditation, disciplinary actions, model legislation and applications, and all phases of the development and administration of licensure examination programs, licensure transfer programs, licensure credentials verification, and storage.  In addition to association law, Ms. Richardson works in the areas of estate planning and estate administration, real estate, and corporate law. She received her law degree at the University of Miami and her BS in psychology from Lewis and Clark College. She is a member of the Illinois Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association, and is the Immediate Past Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Trade and Professional Associations Law Committee. 

Mr. Carl Sims is a Senior Policy Analyst at The Council of State Governments Center of Innovation. Carl leads the work of CSG on its Department of Labor funded project Occupational Licensing: Assessing State Policy and Practice where he provides states policy research, legislative testimony, seminar planning, stakeholder facilitation and consensus building services. Carl received his BS in Business Administration from Kentucky Wesleyan College and his Master of Public Administration from the University of Kentucky.

Mr. Richard Woolf, PT, joined FSBPT in 2008 and began to serve as Vice President of Professional Standards in 2019. Previously, he worked closely with the volunteers in the development of the National Physical Therapy Examination. Prior to joining FSBPT he worked as the Director of Rehabilitation at a hospital in the State of Arizona. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He received his Master of Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Health Sciences. 

Dr. Terry R. Yochum is a second-generation chiropractor and a cum laude graduate of the National College of Chiropractic, where he subsequently completed his radiology specialty. Dr. Yochum is currently Director of the Rocky Mountain Chiropractic Radiological Center in Denver, Colorado where he practices with his daughter. Dr. Yochum has presented over 1,200 lectures worldwide. He has had over 250 scientific articles published in both the chiropractic and medical literature. The first edition of Dr. Yochum's text, “Essentials of Skeletal Radiology”, is a benchmark publication for the profession. This textbook sold over 100,000 copies since 1987. It is the required text in radiology at all 40 chiropractic colleges worldwide and is being used in over 100 medical schools around the world.